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Last edited 05 Nov 2020
Approved document B, Fire Safety, Volume 2, Buildings other than dwellinghouses (2019 edition), defines a ‘gallery’ as: 'A floor or balcony that does not extend across the full extent of a building’s footprint and is open to the floor below.'
- has every part of its upper surface not less than 1.8 metres above the surface of the main floor of the said room or space and
- occupies (or, in the case of there being more than one gallery, together occupy), not more than one-half of the floor area of the said room or space.
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